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Andrew Cassens

Andrew Cassens

Department Faculty
  • Department Faculty
    ExCEL FO Psychology
  • The Chicago School Online
Department
ExCEL IO/FO Psychology
Address
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (Online)
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Office Location
Office Phone
213-615-7298
On-campus Ext.
Email
ACassens@thechicagoschool.edu
Website
Biography

Dr. Andrew Cassens is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in the state of Michigan. Dr. Cassens joined the Department of Forensic Psychology in 2008 as an adjunct instructor, and has been a full-time faculty member since June 2010. Dr. Cassens completed his Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in September 2009. He holds a Masters Degree in Forensic Psychology and Clinical Psychology, both completed at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. He completed his pre-doctoral internship at the Federal Medical Center (Federal Bureau of Prisons) in Lexington, Kentucky. Dr. Cassens has completed forensic training rotations within a broad spectrum of settings including, correctional facilities; state mental health treatment centers; and county court/probation departments.

Dr. Cassens is currently a staff psychologist at a Veterans Affairs Medical Center located in Michigan. More specifically, Dr. Cassens specializes in the assessment and treatment of PTSD and co-occurring Substance Use Disorders. Dr. Cassens is trained in evidence based psychotherapies, including Cognitive Processing Therapy and Prolonged Exposure Therapy. In August 2012, Dr. Cassens graduated from a national leadership development program facilitated by the Veterans Health Administration.

Education
  • B.S. in Psychology, Oregon State University
  • M.A. in Forensic Psychology, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • M.A. in Clinical Psychology, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Licensure(s)
  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist-Michigan
Areas Of Expertise

Professional Memberships

  • American Psychology-Law Society (APLS) 
  • Psychologists in Public Service

Presentations

  • Cassens, A., Schoenhofer, K. & Zapotoczny, K. (2007). Emotional Intelligence: Developing Leadership Skills through Self, Social, and Relational Awareness. Presented at the inaugural Leadership Development Seminar facilitated by The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, Illinois.